With such fast lifestyles we all seem to be leading today, it’s no wonder that every one of us feels the need to escape reality every once in a while, at least for a little bit. With the tendency to pack as much as we can of our daily lives on our mobile devices, it’s no wonder that we seek the same thing when it comes to entertainment. Nowadays, there are so many entertainment mobile apps that anyone, no matter the taste and preferences, is bound to find something that will spark interest.
With that in mind, let’s explore some of the best entertainment apps you should definitely check out this year.
It may come as a surprise, but according to stats, YouTube holds the number one place on the list of best video and music apps in the US. With its user-friendly design and rich, versatile content, this app is definitely something you should check out if you haven’t already. The best part is that you can enjoy exploring its content completely free and the app is available to both Android and Apple users.
Television has, more or less, become the thing of the past. Any type of content that’s currently being broadcasted ON Netflix can easily be found online, especially if we’re talking about movies and TV shows. So, if you hate your movies being interrupted by commercials, or if you’re a true binge-watcher at heart, give this amazing app a go. However, keep in mind that this app does come with a monthly fee, but it’s very affordable.
If, on the other hand, you’re an avid book lover Scribd might be just the thing you’re looking for. With more than one million books (audiobooks and comics included) and over 60 million documents available, this nifty little app allows you to sync across various devices, offers you personalized recommendations and makes reading offline possible. This app is available for both Android and iOS users, and requires a monthly subscription.
If you enjoy online gambling, the reliable AskGamblers App will allow you to stay up to date with the latest happenings in this part of the online world. It offers a live notification system and is, of course, available for both Android and iOS users. So, whether you’re a player, affiliate or a gaming professional, you’ll definitely find this app more than useful.
Neko Atsume: Kitty Collection
If you loved playing with Tamagotchi when you were younger and would still love to keep a virtual pet on your phone, give this app a go. It’s designed solely for light-hearted entertainment purposes and it offers cat lovers from all over the world an opportunity to gather as many kittens as possible in their virtual yard, play and feed them and make sure all the kitties are happy and well-taken-care-of.
Even though tinder is definitely not designed solely as an entertainment app, it definitely deserves a place on this list. It has been reported that a huge number of users not only found love with the help of this app but also formed strong friendships as well. And if meeting new people and forming new friendships is not entertaining – we don’t know what is.
Snapchat, even though more popular among younger crowds, is an excellent app that allows you to share photos, videos and texts with your friends and family. With numerous filters and special effects available, it has become one of the leading apps in its genre.
Even though there probably aren’t many people who don’t already have the Facebook mobile app installed on their phones, it’s still a worthy mention. With a couple of billion active monthly users, this app is – and most likely will remain – the top entertainment app. Of course, it completely free (“and always will be” as they say) and it’s available for both iOS and Android users.
This fun app makes identifying various plants and flowers a piece of cake. If you have a green thumb, check this app out. You simply snap a photo of the mystery plant you wish to learn more about and let the app do its magic. Not only will you be provided with a detailed description of the plant – including its full name, where it grows, how to take care of it and so on – but you’ll also get the location of the best nursery you can buy it from via the app.
WakingNews Alarm Clock
Finally, for all the news junkies out there, WakingNews Alarm Clock is the perfect app. Not only will it wake you up in time to do your morning routine, but it will also read you the latest news headlines from various relevant sites. With user-friendly interface and a simple design, this app should definitely find its place on your mobile device.